With a reputation for packaging movies and actually getting them made - no small feat in a town full of good intentions - Emmett's films have been seen around the world, at festivals such as Sundance, Berlin and Toronto, and many have been nominated for Independent Spirit Awards.
Emmett's most recent films include The Amityville Horror, with Ryan Reynolds and Melissa George; Edison, starring Justin Timberlake, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey and LL Cool J, which premiered at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival; and Control, a project starring Willem Dafoe, Ray Liotta and Michelle Rodriguez. Among the films currently in post production are the thriller 88 Minutes, starring Al Pacino for director Jon Avnet; a remake of the 1973 horror film The Wicker Man, starring Nicolas Cage, Leelee Sobieski and Ellen Burstyn, directed by Neil LaBute. The Contract, starring John Cusack and Morgan Freeman, directed by Bruce Beresford; and Borderland, a crime drama with Sean Astin.
Emmett was raised in Miami and graduated from the prestigious performing arts high school, New World School of The Arts. From there he headed to New York to attend The School of Visual Arts for film school with a major in producing. Among his many public speaking engagements, he served as keynote speaker at his high school alma mater commencement ceremony in 2002 and as guest speaker at the Miami Film Festival and UCLA Extension ("Indie Film Business: Getting It Made, Getting It Sold").
Randall Emmett Facts
|Birthday||March 25, 1971 (50)|
|Birthplace||Miami, Florida, USA|